Health Care

Q&A with state Rep. Rick Krajewski

A keynote speaker at the Greater Philadelphia Healthcare Summit previews the event and his policy priorities


Google makes largest donation to date to Philadelphia reentry nonprofit

The funding will support services for women at Ardella’s House


Proposed supervised-injection legislation roils Philadelphia City Council

The bill would ban supervised injection sites from every district except one covering West and Southwest Philadelphia.


Lawmakers hear from parents, school leaders on school choice policies

The hearing comes as another legislative body plans to hold a statewide tour on education funding.


Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw resigns

Outlaw’s departure comes just months before the city elects a new mayor


A Q&A with Tony Watlington

City & State spoke with the Philadelphia School District superintendent to hear about his five-year strategic plan and his message to lawmakers as they consider the future of public education funding.

News & Politics

In letter to Biden, PA mayors push president to act on immigration

Six mayors from across the state are calling on Biden to take executive action on immigration.


Philly officials introduce Rental Improvement Fund for small landlords to repair properties

The program provides forgivable and 0%-interest loans to small landlords in exchange for rent stability

Campaigns & Elections

Philadelphia Republicans appeal decision to allow Working Families Party candidates on the ballot

The appeal comes less than a week after a judge ruled in favor of City Councilmember Kendra Brooks and her running mate Nicolas O’Rourke


Philadelphia’s Working Families Party: A tale of two ballot challenges

Two City Council candidates from the Working Families Party will remain on the ballot while the WFP’s city commissioner candidate suspends his campaign

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News & Politics

Philadelphia Republican Seth Bluestein announces Forward Party affiliation

The Republican City Commissioner joins a pair of Harrisburg lawmakers in taking the party’s pledge


Donald Trump speech caps dramatic first day of Moms for Liberty summit

The former president was one of three Republican presidential candidates to speak at the controversial group’s national convention on Friday.


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis brings his presidential pitch to Philadelphia

The Republican presidential candidate spoke at the Moms for Liberty summit Friday morning


With I-95 bridge success, Shapiro has passed his first big test

The governor’s handling of the disaster has won over some critics. But will it help win over a divided legislature?

Economic Development

It’s time to blow up the minority contract status quo

The shortcomings of the current models spotlight the need for a new approach.


As Moms for Liberty comes to Philly, tensions run high

The self-described parental rights organization is holding its annual conference in the Cradle of Liberty this weekend.

News & Politics

Shapiro: I-95 expected to reopen by this weekend

The governor and reconstruction project have been in the national spotlight since the June 11 collapse